Saints and sinners
The Way We Were ( CCW, 26 April). Where is Andrew Roberts when you need him? The only reason the producers of The Saint went for a Volvo was because Jaguar turned down their request for an E-type, also launched in 1961 – and the P1800 didn’t look like any other car. Obviously the P1800 was the better machine, too.
On a different subject, in 1976 a mate of mine had a Hillman Minx. He decided to emigrate to Spain and asked if I wanted it for £1. I said no, so he left it at the side of the road. Now, if he’d lowered his asking price to ten bob… Mark Revelle, Southill, Beds